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President’s Climate Commitment. Recommendation from the Sustainability Task Force May 27, 2007. Overview of Commitment. Global warming Leading the way Reduce greenhouse gas emissions Educating to achieve climate neutrality Exerting leadership. Responsibility. Administrative Services

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president s climate commitment

President’s Climate Commitment

Recommendation from the

Sustainability Task Force May 27, 2007

overview of commitment
Overview of Commitment
  • Global warming
  • Leading the way
  • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions
  • Educating to achieve climate neutrality
  • Exerting leadership
  • Administrative Services
  • Implementation Liaison- Sharon Wines
  • Student Special Project- Elysia Morrison
  • Sustainability Committee
  • Students, staff and faculty
climate action plan cap
Climate Action Plan (CAP)
  • An official campus-approved plan or roadmap to achieve climate neutrality
  • Integrated with master and strategic plans
  • Designed to reduce net greenhouse gas emissions
  • Living, flexible document adjustable to
    • New challenges
    • Opportunities
    • Scientific understanding
sustainability committee s role
Sustainability Committee’s Role
  • Develop Climate Commitment Mission Statement
    • A statement of principles and goals that addresses all aspects of the College’s commitment including those pertaining to changes in academic and research program and GHG emissions reductions.
  • Recommend “CAP Task Force” members
  • Work with Admin Services
task force responsibility
Task Force Responsibility
  • Overall CAP development, coordination, analysis, goal setting, and preparation
  • Oversee Task Force sub-committees
    • Curriculum and Research
    • Energy and Solid Waste
    • Greenhouse Gas Inventory
    • Communications
    • Transportation
curriculum and research
Curriculum and Research
  • Responsible for developing aspects of CAP which will introduce climate change and sustainability into the curriculum, and enhance research to address climate change.
energy and solid waste
Energy and Solid Waste
  • Responsible for developing the energy conservation on-site renewables, green power purchasing, new construction/green design, CFCs and carbon offsets GHG emissions reduction strategies and projects.
greenhouse gas inventory
Greenhouse Gas Inventory
  • Responsible for creating, interpreting and periodically updating your campus GHG inventory.
  • Responsible for
    • (a) keeping the campus community up-to-date on your school’s climate action efforts
    • (b) developing and implanting plans to involve the community as much as possible in both the planning process and in actions that reduce GHG emissions.
  • Responsible for developing fleet vehicles, campus bussing, commuting and air travel components of your plan.